Systems Engineer in Arlington, VA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity? Secure Missions Solutions works on top level cybersecurity for national defense programs and is hiring early stage Systems Engineers with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.  

Parsons’ extensive experience in the cleared space, combined with your technical knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. Training, development and opportunities to switch teams and projects as you and our fast paced business grow and evolve. We need our System Engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities and be enthusiastic to tackle new challenges across the full-stack as we continue to push security forward.   In this role you will analyze existing systems and define, design, develop, and implement moderately complex technical products and systems. You will be a member of a team comprised of system engineers and application and hardware engineers/developers for the design of unique subsystems that will be ultimately integrated into the overall operating system.    

Responsibilities:

  • Assess system architecture and current hardware limitations.
  • You will participate in gathering business and product functional and performance requirements
  • Define and design system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility
  • 30% intermittent travel (for 2 week duration)


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of study from an accredited institution
  • Operating Systems and Applications Administration: Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting (Linux/Unix/OS X). 
  • Network Routing, Switching, Firewalls and Infrastructure Administration: Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting. 
  • vSphere Administration.
  • Physical Installation Practices.
  • Ability to communicate, listen to others, think abstractly/work realistically, define limits, and understand policy.
  • 0-3 years of systems engineering experience in the defense industry, Master's degree graduates are encouraged to apply
  • TS/SCI required, DHS suitability preferred

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.